Brenda Eagan-Johnson

Dr. Brenda Eagan-Johnson has over two decades of experience in the field of pediatric brain injury, education, and neuro-developmental issues in children. She is the Program Coordinator for a statewide child and adolescent brain injury school consulting program which is nationally recognized. Dr. Eagan-Johnson received her master’s degree in the educational aspects of pediatric traumatic brain injury from George Washington University, where she now serves as an adjunct instructor in the graduate school. Dr. Eagan-Johnson holds a Doctor of Education degree in Mind, Brain, and Teaching from Johns Hopkins University. She is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) sanctioned by the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists, holds three PA teaching certifications, and serves on three national advisory boards. Dr. Eagan-Johnson is published in pediatric brain injury, regularly presents at the national and international levels, and has received multiple state and national awards for her work. Dr. Eagan-Johnson served as an expert external reviewer for the CDC Report to Congress on the Management of TBI in Children. She was the co-lead for the 1st National Concussion Return to Learn Consensus, which is endorsed by 12 national organizations, under the National Collaborative on Children’s Brain Injury (NCCBI). Spearheading development and creation of her state’s Return to Learn Concussion Management Team Model, now endorsed by two State Departments of Education, Dr. Eagan-Johnson has trained over 2,800+ school-based teams. Her brother sustained a severe TBI when they were teenagers, which is where her passion in the field began.